Quantity Surveyor – Heritage & Restoration

Quantity Surveyor – Restoration and Heriatge

Salary: £55,000 – £65,000 

Location: Watford


About the Company

Our client is a well-respected specialist with 21 years of experience in conservation and restoration, brick and stone cleaning through to complete new build projects. Watford based family business with an outstanding reputation and strong working relationships with mid to Top Tier Contractors.  Recent projects consist of Render restoration works at Trinity College, Restoration of the middle drawbridge, Tower of London, façade and brickwork cleaning at Warner Brother Studio and Restoration and New Build works at West London Free School.


About the Role 

Due to our client’s increased workload they are currently looking to recruit a Quantity Surveyor to join the team. This is an important strategic position within the business and offers a direct structured route to directorship.  The role is most suited to those who have a genuine passion to work with listed, period and historic buildings.


The candidate will have a Surveying construction background. You will be based in their head office which is located in Watford. Duties will include but will not be limited to:


Quantity Surveying

  • Assist with compiling the documentation required for tender selection interviews.
  • Attend tender selection interviews
  • At pre-commencement stage organise the financial budgets, place sub-contract orders and liaise with logistics’ director for an organised start.
  • Attend the site works including site meetings, assist preparing schedules of variations, co-ordinate valuations, co-ordinate the on-going budget through to final account.
  • Place orders with sub-contractors and specialist
  • Ensure long lead in items are ordered and programmed accordingly.
  • Assist the contracts manager on the overall project to ensure time frames met, budgets or variations adhered to through to a successful financial profit on costs.
  • Submit monthly projected figures and applications to the company manager.
  • Continuously monitor CVR’s.
  • Manage the financial file & correspondence
  • Complete any given project to obtain a financial profit on costs expended.
  • Manage client expectations throughout the project to avoid conflict on financial issues


This is an excellent opportunity for those with the desire to achieve results by hard work and who wish to participate in the future of a progressive organisation. Our client will consider applicants who aspire to this level on individual merit and demonstrated success


About the benefits / rewards:

The salary will be dependent on level of exposure to industry. The company offers excellent opportunities and offers a basic salary between £55,000 – £65,000. This is an important strategic position within the business and offers a direct structured route to directorship




  • IT Literate. Must be familiar with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Work, Excel and Project).
  • Previous experience and knowledge working with listed, period and historic buildings is preferable.
  • Good knowledge of construction management process and techniques.
  • Degree educated or solid heritage restoration experience


Please contact: Lewis @ or call 01923 750 095

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